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FOX
Jan 25, 2013 5:00am PST
. >>> this morning vice president joe biden is taking the white house campaign for gun control on the road. biden is hosting a round table discussion in richmond, virginia with experts who worked on gun safety. coming up the other efforts under way to pressure congress to vote for gun control. >>> a new service on bart could improve wi-fi and safety. passengers would get free reliable wi-fi service thanks to bart board of directors. the contract is to buy devices that stream livid yes to control centers. bart's current wi-fi access has been the subject of complaints. >>> it could be friday light today. who knows. >> hopefully. >> sal has the answer to that. he's checking on the east shear. >> we are looking at the east shore freeway. the traffic does look pretty good. we hope it will stay friday light. this is a little too early to tell. so far it's doing very nicely if you are driving in from vallejo to berkeley. also the bay bridge toll plaza it is light there. no major construction delays. we've been watching the construction for you. so far it hasn't caused any major delays. even on the dumba
CBS
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am PST
is being heard. >>> vice president joe biden is on the road today to rally support for the administration's gun control proposal. and he kicks it off in virginia. biden will hold a discussion with experts who worked on gun safety following the shooting at virginia tech. meanwhile senator dianne feinstein announced her own bill yesterday. it will eliminate high capacity magazines and ban assault weapons. but vice president biden downplayed the need for an assault weapons ban. >> i'm much less concerned, quite frankly, about what you call an assault weapon than i am about magazines and the number of rounds that can be held in a magazine. >> president obama also plans to travel to push gun control this week. >>> dianne feinstein got personal while introducing her assault weapons bill. feinstein talked about the day george moscone and harvey milk were killed at san francisco city hall. >> i was the one that found supervisor milk's body, and i was the one that put a finger in a bullet hole trying to get a pulse. once you have been t
FOX
Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >>> vice president joe biden used a chat on google to throw his support behind the assault weapons ban. >> police organizations support it because they get out gunned. they are out gunned on the street. >> joe biden said the violence in america is from gang bangers, the drug trade and stolen weapons and says the nation needs to put more officers on the streets to make up for budget cuts to local police departments. >>> the defense secretary signed an order that would put more women on the front lines. u.s. defense secretary leon panetta says they must allow women to serve. women have been serving in iraq and afghanistan. women can compete for thousands of combat soldier positions. >> the secretary said if they can meet the qualifications there is no reason they should not have a chance. >>> congresswoman nancy pelosi praised the decision. she said this decision is long over due. it ensures they judge beiged on mare -- based on merit, not on gender. >> she is endorsing the decision. she was hailed as a hero when she returned from iraq in 2003. she was held captive for 9 days. u.s. marin
NBC
Jan 24, 2013 6:00am PST
:27. still ahead, high tech hangout with joe biden. we'll tell you how you can chat directly with the vice president today. >> i want to hang out with the vice president. he's cool. >>> a new twist on an old crusade from the bay area to capitol hill. we'll tell you what's different about dianne feinstein's assault weapons ban this time around and the uphill battle she faces getting it passed. >>> a live look outside this morning overlooking san jose. all quiet in front of -- it used to be christmas in the park. christina has a look at the forecast. it's warmer. >>> chatting with the vice president. we'll tell you how you can just hang out and chat with joe biden just ahead. >> that sounds very cool. now we take you to new york for the ringing of the bell. the start of the day on wall street. we'll let you know how the apple slide is affecting all of the numbers out there on this thursday, january 24th. this is "today in the bay." >>> good morning, everybody. thank you for getting up early with us. i'm jon kelley. >> i'm laura garcia-cannon. this morning senator dianne feinstein begins her
CBS
Jan 25, 2013 5:00am PST
poorer schools at the expense of wealthier suburban districts. >>> vice president joe biden is on the road today to rally support for the administration's gun control proposals. he is going to start in virginia and hold a discussion with people who work on gun safety following the shooting at virginia tech. meanwhile senator dianne feinstein announced her bill yesterday that would eliminate high capacity magazines and ban assault weapons. the vice president downplayed the need for an assault weapons ban. >> i'm much less concerned, quite frankly, about what you call an assault weapon than i am about magazines and the number of rounds that can be held in a magazine. >> president obama also plans to travel to push his gun control plans. now, senator feinstein got very personal while introducing her bill. she talked about the day george moscone and harvey milk were killed at san francisco city hall. >> i was the one that found supervisor milk's body. and i was the one that put a finger in a bullet hole trying to get a pulse. once you have
CW
Jan 24, 2013 10:00pm PST
effort. vice president joe biden held a social media town hall. a google hangout to rally support. >> make your voices heard. this outfit, this town listens when people rise up and speak. >> cbs 5. >>> a community convenience with a dark side. >> they are creating jobs. what they didn't tell us is they are creating a lot of fines. >> what one bay area leader wants to do. >> and shark tank rocking again for the first time since last april. why so many people are winners even if the sharks lose. >> find out which bay area city saw more rain today than the entire rest of the month combined. take a look at the bay lights. your forecasting up. ,,,,,,,, get beautyrest, posturepedic, even tempur-pedic mattress sets at low clearance prices. save even more on floor samples, demonstrators, and closeout inventory. the year end clearance sale ends sunday at sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ but it will happen... women who want to serve in military combat >>> it won't happen right away, but it will happen. women who want to serve in military combat roles and meet
NBC
Jan 26, 2013 11:00pm PST
president joe biden is spearheading a public push for new laws that would strengthen background checks, limit high capacity magazines and ban assault weapons. the nra has said it would fight the proposals insisting bans make no one safer. the senate is scheduled it begin hearings on the issue this coming wednesday. >> san jose may soon start handing out bonuses to keep cops on the force. city councilmen stan la card doe and pete constant are proposing the idea and they say with so many cops leaving san jose, the city should consider giving officers 8% retention bonuses. >> it's critical for to us convey a strong message to all the rank and file we val i their hard work and serious risks they take and we're trying to do what we can within our means. we had to cut. now we think we have some money so let's do what we can to keep the wheels on. >> the idea comes with a price tag of $7.5 million. leaders of san jose's police officer's union say they aren't sure what to make of the proposal considering a couple of weeks ago, the mayor was considering more police layoffs and pay cuts. the uni
NBC
Jan 22, 2013 4:30am PST
. >>> president obama and vice president joe biden attending another inauguration tradition just a few hours from right now at 7:30 this morning they'll take part in a national prayer service. religious leaders from across the country delivering readings, blessings and hymns as they pray for leaders across the nation. the national prayer service dates back to george washington's presidency. >>> no rest for the weary for him. >> the party keeps on going. >>> better pinch those pennies. that two buck check will cost you more. we'll tell you how much. >> plus a very unusual proposal. the ivy league professor looking for a volunteer to have a knbab. >> a tough drive on traffic tuesday. already looking busy for east shore freeway. we'll show you the south bay coming up. >>> welcome back, everybody, on a tuesday morning. live look at the golden gate bridge. flashing lights there and moving cones to begin opening lanes for the morning commute because people start going to work around this hour. some smooth sailing out there currently. we'll keep you posted with mike inouye talking about your roads. it's
NBC
Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
of republicans. gun control also the topic of an online chat today featuring vice president joe biden. among those attending, our own business and tech reporter, scott budman. scott did the vp let people ask questions? >> he did. vice president biden appearing in a google plus hangout today, giving his opinion and request asking questions about the obama administration's plans to tackle the issue of gun violence. among those in the chat room today, parents, educators and a lot of questions about how the vice president's personal views on gun ownership jived with their hopes of curbing gun vie lechbls he answered that one right away. >> and so my view is that it is totally a guarantee not negotiable that i'm able to own a weapon for sporting purposes as well as my own protection. but there should be rational limits on the type of weapon i can own. >> reporter: as for guns in schools, he could see putting an officer in a school, armed or unarmed, depending how parents and teachers feel. mr. bind also went on to say woe support researcher into whether or not video games contribute to violent br
FOX
Jan 28, 2013 12:00pm PST
. his anger was fueled over a tuition refund. >>> president obama and joe biden are sitting down with communities across the country impacted by mass shootings last year. this is the a of the administration's -- this is part of the administration's push to curb gun violence. this includes aurora, colorado, oak creek, wisconsin and newtown, connecticut. the president says he wants to hear from them as he tries to convince congress to pass gun legislation. >> i'm looking forward to a robust conversation. i know that this is not a shy group, mannly because they are dealing with the life-and-death situations every day. >> the senate is set to hold its first meeting on wednesday on gun control measures. the nra is -- the nra is vowing to defeat the man. >>> scientists at lawrence livermore lab are designing a high-tech suit that protects the wearer against chemical or biological attacks. the scientists are calling it the second skin. it's a fabric featuring microscopic tubes that can transform from a breathable state to a shield that blocks tiny molecules. >>> could be another couple
FOX
Jan 22, 2013 12:00pm PST
at the national washington cathedral. he and michelle obama were joined by joe biden and his wife. the post inaugural press conference dates back to the first inauguration of george washington. >>> how thieves managed to steal a dozen cars from an east bay car kieler -- dealer. >>> and it's a mild, sunny date out there -- it's a mild, sunny day out there. rosemary will be back to tell you about changes. >> reporter: we're live at a march if where a rally is due to get underway about the roe versus wade. alright let's break it down. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes. [ ding ] [ female announcer ] pillsbury cinnamon rolls. let the making begin. ♪ faster than mandy can hang up on mr. monday. you hang up first. [ female announcer ] in just 60 seconds, you've got snack-defying, satisfying totino's pizza rolls. [ ringing ] it's on. let's roll. >>> afternoon update for you on that -- an update for you in texas. three people have been injured from a shooting at the lone star college. others are being treated for unknown injuries. police say one person has
CBS
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am PST
of mini endorsement of hillary? how unhappy do you think joe biden is going to be who's probably in the wings on friday when this is being done sort of listening in? >>> and ray lewis. >> just the wall of emotion he brings to this game he can't even make it through the national anthem without tearing up. >> i'm going to go to the 50 yard line of the superdome, kneel down, and then i'm going to lift up. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." senators from both sides of the aisle will announce a deal on sweeping immigration reform. the bill could lead to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants now living in the u.s. nancy cordes is on capitol hill. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you and to our viewers in the west. immigration is such a contentious issue, it seems the two sides would never see eye to eye. but now a bipartisan group of eight senators, four democrats, four republicans, is set to hold a press conference in just a few hours to announce they have a plan to overhaul the nation's immigration system. illinois democrat dick durb
KRON
Jan 25, 2013 4:00am PST
school of highwaon hight after and then tried to lure a student into his car. >> vice-president joe biden is the road to promote gun- control details on this trip to virginia. >> the majority of the bay area is waking up to dry conditions we have spotty showers. at stake by the approaching downtown livermore in this drive over the altamonte best as you make your way closer to the 5 80/86 interchange been done where you're located we're seeing some showers off the freeway interstate 680 through sinole . light river ports of interstate 280. >> this is just light scattered showers a lot of rotation and the system that impacted us for the past couple of days. the majority of the showers are moving down to the southland. some of them are moving upward and back here in the bay area. >> mostly cloudy skies unsettled weather continues. the chance for showers diminishes as we head into the evening hours. it will remain will keep the chance in the forecast. >> satellite and radar shows the majority of us are dry and the bay area. we do have the changes to talk about a cooling trend and more rain as
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
sunday morning. >>> president obama and vice president joe biden meeting with police chiefs today to discuss the president's proposed gun regulations. police chiefs from aurora, colorado, oak creek, wisconsin and newtown, connecticut, are expected to attend. >>> grammy winning singer chris brown sunday investigation for allegedly assaulting another celebrity in hollywood this weekend. brown punched a fellow singer in a fight over a parking space. >>> this is no fairy tale. little men with little peerbear causing a big-time problem in one east bay city. christie smith has details on this unusual debate. good morning. >> reporter: it's hard to be upset when a gnome ain a pointy hat and nickers. you barely notice them. they are on every pole on this street. that one down there. this one and then this one that we're standing in front of here at the bottom someone took the time to paint gnomes and mushrooms on boards and screw them into power poles in oakland. one neighbor told us it could be graffiti and oakland has its crime problems. this is kind of fun. according to the chronicle,
NBC
Jan 24, 2013 6:00pm PST
into the chat room. google hosting a hangout on gun control featuring vice president joe biden. >> to end gun violence, once and for all. >> with gun control on the mind of the country -- >> the single best thing we can do is have a national dialogue about this. >> vice president joe biden brought the issue into the chat room. taking part in a google plus hangout to let people know they have a say in where gun control goes from here. >> make your voices heard. that's one of the reasons i wanted to be in this chat. there's tens of thousands of people listening to this. i don't care which side of the issue you're on. pick those things that you think can have a positive impact. >> the vice president isn't just talking about guns. he's a gun owner. something he says is foreign the dialogue. >> it is totally a guarantee not negotiable that i'm able to own a weapon. >> also important, taking questions live from parents and educators. >> are you proposing sending more armed guards into schools or having schools hire more mental health professionals? >> we are able to go in and with this proposal and
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am PST
. we get you started with vice president joe biden leading a roundtable discussion on gun violence in richmond, virginia. the discussion will include experts who worked on gun safety issues after the virginia tech shooting back in 2007. >>> violence is intensifying in egypt's capital as protestors call for a second revolution to oust newly elected president mohamed morsi. they say morsi is trying to monopolize power and today marks the two-year of the anniversary of the revolution that overthrew hosni mubarak. >> a student arrested and cited for cyberbullying. that student taunted and threatened two students after they refused to smoke marijuana. >>> supercross hitting the track this weekend. we have a sneak peek right now for you. "today in the bay's" bob redell is out there with the high racing rpms at the racetrack and has a look at the excitement for you. bob, take it away. >> reporter: jon and marla, you're looking at some of the monster energy supercross athletes hitting some serious air probably in the range of 60 to 65 feet. this is something i would do but clearly i just d
CBS
Jan 24, 2013 6:00am PST
ourselves and our families with semi-automatic firearms technology. >> vice president joe biden continues his search for ways to curb gun violence. he is heading to virginia tomorrow. he will hold a rally to promote gun control and will hold online google forum chats to discuss the issue. >>> san mateo county will hold a gun buy-back event this saturday at the fairgrounds on delaware street. the county will offer $100 for handguns, shotguns and rifles. if you turn in an assault weapon you could earn up to $200. in recent months several bay area cities have held gun buy- back programs. this is oakland's successful event last december. >>> new this morning, british officials warning of an imminent threat against westerners in libya and telling all uk nationals to get out of benghazi immediately. meanwhile secretary of state hillary clinton got emotional yesterday when asked about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate there. >> i put my arms around the mothers and fathers the sisters and brothers sons and daughters and the wives left alone to
CBS
Jan 24, 2013 12:00pm PST
ago, vice president joe biden held an interactive web chat on youtube and google plus. tomorrow he takes the antigun violence campaign on the road. he is heading tore richmond, virginia. >>> meanwhile, california senator dianne feinstein's assault weapons back bill is on the table on capitol hill. she unveiled it in washington a short time ago. the legislation calls for a ban on assault weapons and high capacity magazines. she says there's just been too many shooting rampages involving these types firearms. >> we should be outraged by how easy it is for perpetrators of these horrific crimes to obtain powerful military-style weapons. >> the legislation would update a previous assault weapons ban that ended back in 2004. it would also prohibit the sale and manufacture of assault weapons and magazines holding more than 10 rounds. >>> a water main burst in marin county this morning spewing water all over the intersection. this is in kentfield. the surge of water damaged the pavement causing a 20-foot stretch of eliseo drive to rise about 6." 33 home
CBS
Jan 25, 2013 4:30am PST
: vice president joe biden is heading to virginia today to try to gain public support for president obama's gun control proposals. >> it's not about keeping bad guns out of the hands of good people. it's about keeping all guns out of the hands of bad people. >> reporter: on capitol hill thursday gun victims and law enforcement officers joined a group of democratic lawmakers as dianne feinstein announced her own bill which would eliminate high capacity magazines and ban assault weapons. >> military-style assault weapons have but one purpose, and in my view that's a military purpose. >> reporter: the lawmakers say the shooting at sandy hook elementary school shows that assault weapons need to be banned. >> a number of the police who came to newtown said to me, we could not have stopped that shooter even with the body armor we were wearing with that kind of assault weapon. >> reporter: but vice president biden downplayed the need for an assault weapons ban thursday. he says those weapons are only used in a small percentage of crimes. >> i'm much le
KRON
Jan 25, 2013 8:00pm PST
by the school >> vice president joe biden is on the road promoting the president's gun controlon friday he traveled to virginia, a state well known for it's support of the second ammendment, which protects the right to keep and bear arms. the p-r campaign concides with a march for new gun control laws set for the nation's capital this weekend. stacey cohan >> reporter: lawmakers in richmond are all too familiar with the challenges of gun laws. the mass shooting at virginia tech in 2007 prompted the creation of an expert panel there to examine gun safety issues. the vice president and homeland security secretary janet napolitano sat down friday with former panel members as the obama administration tries to promote new national gun laws. >> we were able to really quiz our friends here who tragedy as everyone in america knows, what happened at virginia tech >> reporter: >> reporter: the leader of the independent firearm owners association says polticians need to adjust their aim. >> instead of focusing on the gun, we need to focus on the problem, which is always, in whose hands are the guns >
FOX
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am PST
, at the white house, president obama and vice president joe biden will discuss gun control with police chiefs and sheriffs. it's part of the push by the obama administration for new policies to curb gun violence. president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton appeared together in an interview to talk about their unusual partnership. it was president obama's idea for the joint interview on "60 minutes." the president said he wanted the opportunity to publicly thank clinton for her service as secretary of state as she prepares to step down. >> i want the country to appreciate just what an extraordinary role she's played during the course of my administration, and a lot of successes we've had internationally have been because of her hard work. >> many people were surprised when president obama asked hillary clinton to be his secretary of state following their tough campaigning in the 2008 presidential primary. but in the interview, both president obama and secretary clinton said they have a close friendship. >>> 7:16. sonya so toe sonya so toe my so toe mayor will be -- sonia sotomayor w
NBC
Jan 27, 2013 7:00am PST
those in attendance, 100 parents from newtown, connecticut. vice president joe biden is spearheading a public push for new gun laws that would strengthen background checks, limit high-capacity magazines and ban assault weapons. the nra said it will fight the proposals, insisting that gun bans make no one safer. the senate is scheduled to begin hearings on the issue on wednesday. >>> san jose may soon start handing out bonuses to keep cops on the force. they're proposing the idea and say with so many cops leaving san jose, the city should consider giving officers 8% retention bonuses. >> it's critical for us to convey a strong message to all the rank and file in our department that we do value their hard work. we value their experience that they have. we're trying to do what we can within our means. when we didn't have the money, we had to cut. now we think we have some money, so let's do what we can. >> the idea set for discussion at a meeting on wednesday comes with a price tag of $7.5 million. leaders of the police officers union say they aren't sure what to make of the proposal, c
ABC
Jan 26, 2013 6:00am PST
across the country today. vice president joe biden has been in west virginia to determine how to keep mentally ill and criminals from buying gun. they could allow states to access a national data base. >> a gun dealer or you go to dick's sporting goods to buy a kep weapon, you essentially swipe your card or they swipe it for you and find out if you are part of the prohibited class of people. >> vice president biden is taking the the gun control polin the road to get agreements from states where guns and hunting are popular. mean why back in the bay area the gun buy back is happening from ten this morning to two this afternoon at the event center at saratoga drive and delaware avenue. reporting live, kira klapper, abc7 news. >> kira, thank you. the marin county district attorney's office announced it will make good on the gun buy back vouchers that were happened out earlier this month. that event overwhelmed officials. $43,000 in donations went quickly. so $67,000 worth of vouchers were handed out. the voucher redemption will take place february 15th at the marin center in san rafael f
ABC
Jan 28, 2013 5:00am PST
whose have dealt firsthand with recent mass shootings. president obama and vice president joe biden will meet with the police chief of newtown, connecticut. the police chief from aurora, colorado, will talk about the 12 people killed in a movie theater shooting in july, part of the discussions the president is using to try to get political support for gun control. >> surprising revelation for president obama that could affect the debate over gun control. in an interview with the "new republic" he said he goes skeet shooting when he is at camp david. his young daughters do not shoot but guests pick up a shotgun and take aim at the clay pigeon as california senator feinstein introduces legislation to ban assault weapons in the wake of the deadly shooting rampage in connecticut. >> another twist in the 16-year-old ramsey case in colorado, a newspaper is reporting this morning that a grand jury voted to indict her parents in 1999 on charge of child abuse resulting in death but the prosecutor never signed the indictment. the entire ramsey family was cleared of any involvement in the murd
CBS
Jan 22, 2013 7:00am PST
this battalion of democracy today to president barack obama and vice president joe biden, and to you gentlemen i say, congratulations, and godspeed. >> reporter: the most poignant picture of the day was this the president going inside from the west front of the capitol, pausing and turning for one last look down the vast expanse of the national mall. another thing he thought he might not see, some daylight on the debt limit fight. republicans said monday they would vote tomorrow to raise the debt limit for three months that delays at least for a while another showdown on the debt which could result in closing down the government. and in just three weeks we get the second act of the president's inaugural address, his state of the union speech. there he will lay out more specifics and washington will be waiting to see if the confrontation continues. norah, charlie? >> bill plante thank you. with us now is the number three republican in the house, congressman kevin mccarthy of california the house majority whip. good morning. >> good morning, thanks for having me. >> if you
NBC
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am PST
the inauguration getting serious love from joe biden. >> mr. vice president, how are you doing? come on. come on. >> whoa. >> yes! i'm done. >> brilliant. great stuff. beautiful way to send you off. enjoy it. enjoy the sunshine. >>> good morning. day one. the hard work of president obama's second term begins today, after a grand celebration of his second inaugural, where michelle obama's red stole the show. >>> deep freeze, temperatures plunging into the teens, single digits and even below zero this morning from the dakotas to maine as a mix of snow and ice is blamed for this deadly 86 car pile-up in ohio. how long will this extreme cold last? >>> today, exclusive. her photos were used as the girlfriend manti te'o never had. >> i never meant manti te'o in my entire life. >> she is speaking out in her first television interview, "today," tuesday, january 22nd, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 5:00am PST
president joe biden taking his campaign for more gun control out on the road. biden leading a roundtable meeting in richmond, virginia, today. the discussion will include experts who worked on improving school safety following the deadly 2007 virginia tech shooting. homeland security secretary janet napolitano and secretary of health and human services kathleen sebelius will also attend today's meeting. yesterday biden as we said held an online forum outlining the administration's new proposals to ban assault weapons and certain ammunition. >>> this weekend's o.co coliseum doing action out there to get muddy and dirty and louder. >> a's and raiders aren't playing. supercross is in town for some of the best dirt bike riders in what can be a dangerous race. bob redell is live at the o.co coliseum with a preview of this weekend's race. is this what you do. >> that's it. >> reporter: good morning to you, jon and marla. i want to apologize for the delay. it's an issue with our equipment and not my brain. we are here in the middle of 500 truck loads of dirt that's been brought in here to o.co
CBS
Jan 24, 2013 5:00am PST
! >> meanwhile, vice president joe biden goes to virginia tomorrow to hold a rally to promote gun control. >>> a defiant message today from north korea. the country's top military body says it plans to carry out what it calls a high level nuclear test. a news reader said the test will target the united states. north korea is rejecting a u.n. security council resolution that passed two days ago. that resolution called a long- range rocket launch last month [ indiscernible ] expanded sanctions >>> or capitol hill there was crying and yelling as secretary of state hillary clinton testified about the terror attacks in libya last september but it was a question from a republican senator about allegedly misleading the public that really set her off. >> with all due respect, the fact is, we had four dead americans. was it because of a protest or because of guys out for a walk one night who decided they would go kill some americans? what difference at this point does it make! it is our job to figure out what happened and do everything we can to prevent it from
CBS
Jan 24, 2013 6:00pm PST
control is now a white house campaign style effort. and vice president joe biden held a social media town hall, a google hangout, to rally support. >> make your voices heard. this outfit, this town listens when people speak. >> the white house and feinstein know the biggest hurdle in convincing democrats in gun rights states will be almost impossible. >>> the rule that excludes women from combat units is now history. today defense secretary leon panetta lifted the ban on women. panetta says american women are already fighting and dying overseas and it's time for the military's policies to recognize that reality. >> if they are willing to put their lives on the line, then we ought to recognize that they deserve a chance to serve in any capacity they want. >> the new policy will open up more than 200,000 front line jobs to women mostly in the army and marines. the changes will not come overnight. the policy will be phased in over the next 3 years. >>> the pentagon is also devising a plan to pull remaining u.s. troops out of afghanistan. but that d
KRON
Jan 28, 2013 4:00am PST
from all rock, colorado oak creek, wisconsin and new town, conn. vice-president joe biden will also be in the meeting held at the white house. >> the senate is scheduled to vote today on more than $50 billion in aid to north is the state's battered by october's super storm. >> this is video of the damage. the senate approved a 60 billion a package for the hard-hit region and lights odecember in late decemb >> but the house speaker john boehner scrapped a vote on the bill before the clock ran out on the last congress on january 1st. >> we're watching wall street this morning, with opening bell at 6:38 a.m.. u.s. stocks are light changed right nowlittle changed. investors will get smothered by a string of economic smoke signals this week, starting with demand for big-ticket u.s.-made goods and ending with the key january jobs report. >> investors will focus on results from caterpillar, due before the start of this trade this morning. ya hope is up after the bell today. the company's fourth quarter earnings are a big test for ceo mariss mayer . the results will be a look at the all law
NBC
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am PST
it as an endorsement for 2016, especially when reports are that vice president joe biden is intoxica intoxicated with the idea. >> you guys in the press are incorigable. i was literally inaugurated four d days ago and you're talking about four years from now. >> reporter: still she left the door open for a presidential run. >> i don't think either he or i can make predictions about what's going to happen tomorrow or the next year. >> reporter: as if to emphasize how quickly their nasty campaign, old feelings had evap rised, they quickly agreed it had a much bigger effect on their spouses than it did them. making people wonder if there's any expiration on this endorsement. >> chuck todd, good morning to you. >> good morning. >> since we are incorrigible, let's take it one step further. what did we watch last night, an incoming president give a warm farewell to an outgoing secretary of state or did we watch a president pass the baton now? >> reporter: had hillary clinton not taken his invitation, the possibility of a democratic party that was split in two, senator hillary clinton sort of being the
CBS
Jan 25, 2013 7:00am PST
. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." today vice president joe biden is bringing the battle of gun control right to the heart of the opposition. >> biden is taking his case right to pro-gun virginia the move comes after democrats in congress rolled out their plans. nancy cordes is on capitol hill. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. and they started with perhaps the most controversial measure, an assault weapons ban. it was a key component in the recommendations that vice president biden made to the president earlier this month, and this morning, he will be making his case for it in a speech in richmond virginia which gets under way in about an hour. mr. biden is even taking the fight online making his gun control argument thursday in a web chat. >> i'm much less concerned, quite frankly, about what you'd call an assault weapon than i am about magazines and the number of rounds that can be held in a magazine. >> reporter: the bill senate democrats introduce thursday would ban both. it's a tougher version of the assault weapons b
FOX
Jan 25, 2013 7:00am PST
is selling its message. >> reporter: joe biden is shying away from the assault weapons ban today and is focusing on requiring background checks and limiting those high capacity magazines. he also wants to provide more funding for states dealing budge cuts. he is back off the proposed assault weapons ban while speaking in richmond virginia. california senator diane feinstein introduced a bill yesterday to ban 150 types of guns. it would also ban magazines that can fire more than ten rounds at a time. she said it'll be a uphill battle. it didn't take long for republicans to fire back. the former house speaker said democratl want to extend the power of the government over people and the ban won't fix the real problem. >> that is not looking seriously at mental health, at violent games, at violent movies, a variety of things. >> reporter: the round table today is one of many stops plans for themmaa round the country. they want to win people over in progun states. >> for digging has gun at a well in the central valley where thousands of bone pieces have been linked to a social kille
KRON
Jan 25, 2013 5:00pm PST
is that if we pressing through, quickly. it should be tapered off by the week. >> pam: vice president joe biden is on the road promoting the president's gun control plan. on friday he traveled to virginia, a state well known for it's support of the second ammendment, which protects the right to keep and bear arms. the p-r campaign concides with a march for new gun control laws set for the nation's capital this weekend. stacey cohan reports. >> reporter: lawmakers in richmond are all too familiar with the challenges of gun laws. the mass shooting at virginia tech in 2007 prompted the creation of an expert panel there to examine gun safety issues. the vice president and homeland security secretary janet napolitano sat down friday with former panel administration tries to promote new national gun laws. >> we were able to really quiz our friends here who america knows, what happened at virginia tech the leader of the independent firearm owners association says polticians need to adjust their aim. >> instead of focusing on the gun, we need to focus on the problem, which is always, in whose hands are
NBC
Jan 22, 2013 7:00am PST
that don't know how to act ♪ >> the clip even includes some clips of vice president joe biden telling everyone to get your sexy on. whatever that means. it's 8:01. let's go back outside to al for a check of the weather. >> thanks so much, nat. friends, couple of sweet 16s. what's your name? >> mikayl aand savannah. >> we've got somebody named savannah here. did you know that? let's find out what we've got for you. this is live. rocky river, ohio, streets slushy just to the west of cleveland, ohio. and they're going to be seeing more lake-effect snow over the next 48 hours. here is what we've got for you, as we check out your weather. pick city of the day, just happens to be topeka, kansas. clearing skies. western new york, some areas picking up, up to four feet of snow over the next 72 hours. air stagnation alerts continue for the next 72 hours. windy conditions in the alleghenys. plenty of sunshine into the gulf coast and southeast with temperature temperatures anywhere from 15 to 25 degrees below normal. got a lot of friends here from tennesse tennessee. >> they're incredibly warm.
NBC
Jan 26, 2013 5:00am PST
. joe biden still out there. but the arc of those two from rivals -- friends in the senate, rivals on the presidential campaign trail and now working together four years, one of the more interesting human political stories we've seen in the last generation. >> you think they are close? >> no doubt in my mind, they are genuinely close. when hillary clinton says we do this because we love america. that's kind of corny. exactly the way she feels about her service and why the last four years, she was willing to work with someone she had such a bigger fight with on the camp taken trail. >>> still ahead, the mother who sent off a firestorm when she put her 7-year-old on a diet and wrote about it in a national magazine. was tough love the right move? or did she go too far? we'll ask her in a live interview. but first, this is "today" on nbc. >>> still to come, he slices, he dices, he gets people to buy all sorts of stuff with his late night infomercials. he tells you it's going to change your life. find out just what makes ron popeil tick. >>> and a gator in florida that could turn into a
KRON
Jan 28, 2013 7:00am PST
, colorado, oak creek wisconsin, and new town conn. as president joe biden will be at the meeting held in the white house. >> a live look at the mt. tam cam, a beautiful looking shot. a little windy and we will be back with more weather traffic in news in just a moment. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. >> this morning authorities are beginning to work of the crime task of identifying the bodies of more than 230died in a brazilian nightclub fire. witnesses are saying that a flair or fireworks lit by the ban may have started the blaze early sunday morning. authorities are saying that at the time the fire of roughly 2000 people were inside the club, nearly double the maximum occupancy. doctor
NBC
Jan 24, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> the obama administration's fight for gun control is hitting the road on friday. vice president joe biden heads to the staunch ly pro-gun state of virginia and today he will take to the internet to take questions how to reduce gun violence speaking to the public on a live streaming google chat. >>> female smokers today have a higher risk of dying from lung cancer than several decades ago. in a study out by the new england journal of medicine, researchers are finding women are smoking more and starting younger patterns that mirror the smoking habit of younger counterparts. women have caught up with men in the risk of deaths of smoking related sickness. 18% of american women are smokers. >>> cnbc mary thompson of the new york stock exchange, look likes a rough day ahead for aping, right? >> it certainly could be. apple shipped a record 7.8 million iphones in the last quarter given wall street was expecting it to sell 50 million, its shares drop 10% after-hours after reporting quarterly results which failed to impress, profits flat and sales came below estimates for the third straight quarte
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